Harissa prawns with lemon mayo

(3 ratings)
Essentials magazine, Harissa prawns
Essentials magazine, Harissa prawns
  • Serves: 6

  • Prep time:

    plus 20 mins marinating time
  • Cooking time:

  • Total time:

  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Mid-price

Essentials recipe These mildly-spiced prawns are a great addition to a BBQ or buffet party and there's no need for knives and forks either. Brought to you by Essentials magazine


  • 400g large shell-on king prawns
  • 2tsp harissa paste
  • Juice 1/2 lemon
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 3tbsp chopped coriander
  • 200g garlic mayo
  • 1 lemon


  1. Mix together 400g large, raw shell-on king prawns, 2tsp harissa paste, juice 1⁄2 lemon, 2tbsp olive oil and 1tbsp chopped coriander. Season and marinate for 20 mins.
  2. Cook the prawns on the BBQ until pink, slightly charred and cooked through. Mix 200g garlic mayo with zest of 1 lemon, juice 1⁄2 lemon and 2tbsp chopped coriander. Serve with the prawns.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 346(kcal)
  • Fat 32.0g
  • Saturates 5.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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